The coat of arms of Tamaulipas consists of four sections, three of which represent the main activities of the state, agriculture, animal husbandry, fishing and oil production. In the middle of the upper sections there's the Coat of Don José de Escandón, first governor of Nuevo Santander. On the lower section there's also Cerro del Bernal, icon of the State.
Based on the flag of the Republic of the Rio Grande. By MetamarioMX. 2014.
Based on the flag of Santander, Spain. By MetamarioMX. 2014.
Blue, green and grey for the state's main industries: fishing, agriculture and manufacturing respectively. Cross from the coat of arms of José Escandón y Helguera, who colonized the state. By kyrgyzzephyr. 2014.